Technology has revolutionized the field of dentistry in many ways and has not only improved the patient experience but the accuracy of results.

Dr. Tracey Hughes is committed to providing the highest standard of dental care that is enhanced by the use of advanced technology. The technology used at the Boulder Valley Dental Center in Louisville, CO is carefully chosen and integrated for the benefits it can provide for both doctor and patient.

Come in and experience the difference that personalized, state of the art dental care can offer for your unique smile.

3D Dental Imaging with Cone Beam Computerized Technology (CBCT)

The Kodak 9500 Cone Beam 3D dental imaging system gives the Team at Boulder Valley Dental Center state of the art technology to assist Dr. Tracey Hughes in her ability to more accurately assess and diagnose the following:

  • TMJ dysfunctions
  • Upper airway restrictions associated with sleep apnea
  • Jaw development for orthodontic treatment planning
  • Periodontal bone defects
  • Root canal therapy needs
  • Full mouth rehabilitation/restoration

The Kodak 9500 CBCT brings the latest 3D technology to Boulder Valley Dental Center providing precise visualization of anatomic detail with minimal radiation exposure, allowing cosmetic dentist, Dr. Tracey Hughes to achieve more predictable clinical results.

Periolase (LANAP)

LANAP is an FDA cleared laser assisted procedure that can restore gum health by stimulating the natural regeneration of healthy tissue, avoiding the need for oral surgery.

Diode laser

Our hygienist, Shanda, is certified to use our diode laser as a non-surgical adjunct to combat gum disease.

Aries Home Sleep Monitor

A comfortable, wireless device that can be worn at home to diagnose sleep apnea.


We can achieve more stable, durable dental fillings with this hand held device which uses sonic technology to fill cavities with composite resin compounds in less time and with fewer or no air pockets.

Diagnodent cavity detector

Diagnodent is a convenient, hand held laser cavity detection tool that can help us spot developing decay in the very early stages for conservative treatment.

Digital X-rays

Boulder Valley Dental Center uses digital x-rays for higher resolution images that can be stored digitally. Patients are exposed to significantly less radiation with this type of diagnostic.

Digital and Intraoral imaging

Tiny, hand held digital cameras are used to take high resolution images of the inside of your mouth for more accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.


Isolite provides an added measure of safety by protecting your tongue, cheek and throat with a clear, comfortable mouthpiece that can reduce jaw fatigue and suction fluids while we perform your dental treatment.